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First Flight

by Jon Jefferson This is it, he thought. Jeremiah looked out over the city. The bell tower in the cathedral gave the best view. He was ready to do it. He knew he was. But he wanted to check the straps

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Random Writing Prompt 11: My Fair Arthropod

Originally posted on Stupendous Stories:
The website io9.com posts a piece of concept art every Saturday challenging its viewers to write a piece of flash fiction based on that art. In the past, I would choose a piece at random,…

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The Graveyard of the Giant Robot

Originally posted on Catchy Title Goes Here:
  Wood is stronger than most people realize.  That was evident in the giant ruin that lay just east of the village.  It was a great rusted behemoth, shaped vaguely like a person,…

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Flash Fiction: “Final Forest Exam”

Originally posted on Mr. Rhapsodist:
You hear a lot about “treehuggers,” but no one ever talks about “predator pals” (no one that I’m aware of, anyway). This is a prequel to “The Doctor and the Druid” and a sequel to…

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The Barrow

Originally posted on The Best Place By The Fire:
The barrow loomed black against the bluish grey of the evening sky. Herrin, Tryls and Mirra paused to look up at it. “They say it’s haunted, you know,” Herrin said conversationally.…

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Jero the Magehunter

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The Obnoxiously Dead

Friday Flash Fiction

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THE FIND

It was too late in the day to safely continue the expedition without fear of storm, whether solar or otherwise, but the captain’s curiosity had gotten the better of him, as it had a tendency to do. Today marked exactly…

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Laurel

Written in response to a “first line” writing prompt from Figment Daily Themes email (sign up here: http://figment.com/dailythemes). I’m fairly happy with it but would appreciate beta reader comments, particularly whether it seems to have the legs to take it

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Posted in Fantasy, Fiction, Flash Fiction (<1500 words)

SAMPLE: John and the Letter: Flash Fiction

[The Public Post – In this option, the author would post a work of fiction in its entirety, or as a series of posts for a longer work. Anyone would be free to comment. This is a good option for

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